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WIRE FROM COOLIDGE Manufacturer’s Secretary Answers Subpoena in Shoals Investigation. HILLEE SENT TELEGEAM Only Slight Information Given, However, From Capital. Knowledge of any telegram having been sent by President Coolidge to Henry Ford regarding Muscle Shoals was disclaimed today by E. G. Lie bold, Ford's private secretary, at the hearing before the Senate committee considering the Muscle Shoals project. • Liebold, who appeared In response to a committee subpoena, said he had received telegrams from James Mar tin Miller, but that Miller did not represent Ford and had volunteered information. He did not pay a great deal of attention to Miller's tele grams, he added, because they were “gossipy” and contained little real Information. Heads Liebold Telegram. Chairman Norris read a telegram sent by Liebold to Miller asking Miller to send more information by telegram, add ing that an interview would be arranged at Liebold’s Dearborn home. He also read the telegram sent by Miller quot ing President Coolidge as saying he was "trying to deliver Muscle Shoals" to Ford. The telegram from Miller offering more information to be obtained at the White House correspondents' conference also was read, and Liebold said he had I IKT Awnciyr aW» soc | 4 AH ttic new ml «} jUM g|| B M\ H W Highly merrenaed; S ors. men-enrid lisle II Wl J u\ l£i BHI jrlw. jti s' derby nbbed with JP 5 tops; irregular HH»BoS W mKm A Vijajßaeg* «HmA Hi ftlos silk top; £3 B? in the tops; silks 4 r, 4 - -t _ , _ _, _, T sixes; In pongee. Uu, g | r> ” fPCt 1316 to *326 7th St. N.W. «« c - II I We’ve Sweetened This Sale Withj | -Q 200 More Men’s Fine Suits| S(i **" sKands3 °^ §| -V il o ne customer told us they looked like pre-war values, and g \ 1 / you will agree with him when you see them. They are all- g | 7 finishings, and the price is the only thing cheap about the 11 suits. Serges, worsteds, tweeds, cassimeres. herringbones, i s| etc., in conservative, sefhi-conservative, young men’s and g 1 novelty models are here galore, and all go on sale at the one I k figure of S2O. Sizes'are from 33 to 46, and no charge for | I alterations. P Boys’ All-Wool 20G Men’s Sample Collar-to-Match 11 W Panama Hats ™ s 1 tpf ? I .o 9 I A lucky purchase for 1 ■ g us and a big saving for A qmg - \ ■ Devil blue and other | S Duplicating a most pine, yacht and other pattern shirts, with a S successful sale of tan shaoes for men and • laundered co 1 far to g 5[ ani gray all-wool lur men <mu . _ S B? tweed suits with two young men, and every I maten. tvery one w $ B a tTi6 f Pants ln ***** a genuine panama. W guaranteed fast color g 1 1 J Sizes 6H to 7«. H. J ..J to 16. |g I Wonderfully Big Values in Marvelous Purchase of SILK DRESSES 5 3.98 & $ 4.98 Trimmed I 4 s ß' 7s (feHATS S A wonderful lot of Handsome \ \ / / IB .Jill M if Spring SUk Dresses, in the dainti- A & / T w v wide variety, of colors stylos, SIL All-Wool, Full Lined $(*7,95 I «» ....... I Kc HBuSi a mm . |m§ m CmX)Bf frOOO, bfiu (S I Pp sls SPORT COATS i ~ IPGm [ )/ All-wool, full-lined, fair-length Coats, in plaids or plain colors, neatly silk- Dame Fashion. Host- jg g, /) « stitched or with fancy pockets and sleeves. All sixes are in the lot for misses and 17 advanced summer £ gj y women 16 to 42. ' and tboae I K’sK I StrapPumpsl 85 wooes | §!• Several hundred pair* Os Child ivn’« si faioice of Boys’ Tan and Black Shoes hee°s; aiMs *8% or lo 2 Tlth I#W ™ hber p| S Choice of Men’s new spring style aod Oxfords, English and medium broad Patent Strap Sandala, one and two « g? Tan and Black Oxfords; brogue and toe; atrictly solid lesther, with rubber straps; spring and low heeia; alias 8U Ig « semi-brogue styles. Eixiard grsiu and W i.. n to 2 on « Vr to 2. Factory surplus stock. Values to M S other calf leathers. Tip and plain heel8 > s “ es 11 2 and to 6. Ex- $3 50 E « creased vamps; welt soles and rub- tra values. P. S.—White Canvas Strsp Slippers ra ber heels. Sixes % 6 to XI. sixes 8% to 2. | /l Boy’s Outing Patched Lace Shoes $ 1.39 I Brown Canvas, with suction soles, in sizes 12 to 2 and X "■■»." | | 2Vz to 6 I - received them. Miller, he said, came to Dearborn of his own account. He did not know Miller had an Interview with Ford at that time. "Don’t you know that on December 20. 1923, Mr. Ford had a telegram from the President of the United Stales?" Norris asked. “I don’t know. I can’t recall now,” Liebold said. Newspaper Contributor. Liebold declared Miller had been a contributor to the Dearborn Inde pendent and only In that capacity had Miller been paid by the news papers. He said other representa tives of Mr. Ford attended to his af fairs in Washington. Liebold told the committee that Ford had never had “any animosity toward President Coolidge," and when Chairman Norris asked if the witness regarded "Ford’s newspaper article attacking the administration as friendly to Coolidge," he replied that he “wouldn’t say so.’’ "I don't want to subpoena Ford and I have no unfriendliness toward him,” Chairman Norris remarked. "1 ask you if you will take up with Ford when you get back and send to this committee any telegrams he may have received from any member of the cabinet.” Liebold agreed, declaring Ford had no relations with the President which he wished to conceal. MARINE DISAPPEARS. Police and Belatives Seek Albert J. Faustmann. Mysterious disappearance of Albert J. Faustmann, thirty-eight, quarter master sergeant In the Marine Corps, is being investigated by the police. Relatives of the missing man are participating Jn the search. Sergt. Faustmann, detailed at Marine Corpa Navy building, left his wife and three children at the family home, 4021 Illinois avenue. Wednesday night, going away in his automobile. That was the last his wife has seen of him. Mrs. Evelyn Faustmann, wife of the missing man, is prostrated. THE EVENING STAR. WASHINGTON. D. C„ FRIDAY. MAY 2. 1924. THEUNIS AND HYMANS ARRIVE IN LONDON To Meet MacDonald Tomorrow for Discussion of Dawes Plan Application. By the Associated Press. LONDON, May 2.—Premier Theunis and Foreign Minister Hymans of Bel gium arrived in London last night on the second of the visits they are paying to France, England and Italy to asceraln ho views of he allied gov ernments on methods for making the Dawes plan effecive. Fresh from Paris, the Belgian emis saries, who are assuming their old role as go-between In the allied ne gotiations, will be able to speak Pre mier Poincare’s mind as well aa their own. -when they meet Prime Minister MacDonald at Chequers Court to morrow. In return they will hear the British thesis, which, while not new. indicates an outcropping of the old Anglo-French differences, forgotten since the British resigned themselves to the occupation of the Ruhr. Mr. MacDonald, it Is understood, will inform the Belgians that the British government would like to see the business-like beginning w’hich the experts made continued in carrying out their recommendations and there fore will propose to the allies when the proper time comes that applica tion of the experts’ proposals be taken out of the hands of the reparation commission as far as is possible and put Into effect by a new allied agree ment with the Germans which could be obtained by direct negotiations. For the first time in the United States, it Is said, a woman Is manag ing a national political campaign. This new leader is Mrs. Bertha Hale White, executive secretary of the So cialist party of America, who, from her office at the national headquar ters of the party In Chicago, routes speakers, compiles and sends out cam paign literature and raises money to carry on campaign activities. PLANT SETTLES SUIT . OF EX-FOLLIES BEAUTY SIOO,OOO Reported Agreed Upon for Injuries Alleged in Motor Accident. By the Assort* t«t Press. NEW YORK. May 2.—The 3500,000 damage ault brought by Helene Jesmer. former Follies beauty, against Philip Morgan Plant, wealthy stepson of Federal Attorney Hayward, for alleged injuries which ruined her beauty, which she suffered in a motor car accident, today was settled out of court at a figure understood to be In the neighborhood of SIOO,OOO. Miss Jesmer maintained Plant was s M BRGDKS &CD h G STREET BETWEEN ll ,H £<l2 tH Remarkable Sale of M.isses High Grade Dresses Regularly These Dresses Would Sell • for *29.75t0 *59.75. Our Sale Price $lB-75 JL. V_/ t j A > 200 Brand-New Dresses in Sizes 14, 16, 18 [ and 20. Also Suitable for Small Women NSfe** We purchased tlie entire stock of a manufacturer who makes * tKe majority of our high priced misses dresses, at a phenom enal price concession. Every dress is new, many of them in advance summer modes, and the fabrics and finish such as you would never associate with the low price. Many of them are just one of a style. Dresses for street, sports and dressy afternoon affairs, in all the high colors an of the seaman. ' W Chiffons * red t f ep c-Gmy J J satm.with lace cottar, $1875. ptn tucks and buttons, $1875. reverse side as trim, $1875. 1 J J X B—Ton and brown rosha- D—Bouffant evening dress I V m nara, with tiny frills, $1875. of canary chiffon, $1875. v# jfay Safe o/ Genuine Imported Headed Bags At Half Price j We ordered them in time for Easter, but they have just arrived. Therefore, we are turning , our disappointment into an advantage for you, and offer every one of the 364 hags at Half Price. * Beautiful models in many sizes and shapes, in gorgeously blended colors. Even this quantity will not last long at these savings. A few domestic hags from our own stock included. 65 Beaded Bags J 1 .48 35 Beaded Bags \T Q 8 Regularly S2SS JL C 3 JL Regularly $735 Jill ts* K ;> r . ' * ' > 86 Beaded Bags Si .98 28 Beaded Bags s^.oo Regularly $335 IXOW 1 Regularly $10.00...... IMOW • 125 Beaded Bags SQ*9B 25 Beaded Bags s7*so Regularly $535, ........ il OW Jm Regularly $15.00 1 lOW £ . ~ ' -a. * v. • 4 ■4 t . No Exchanges responsible for the accident, which, she said, ruined her beauty, destroyed the sight of one eye and left her in a state of emotional instability. Late yester day both sides In the case rested. Part of yesterday’s session of the suit had been devoted to reading let ters sent by Plant to the plaintiff after the accident. Their general tone was of deep affection. BACK LEHLBACHBILL. 500 Clerks Urge Congress to Abol ish Classification Board. Representing thousands of govern ment employes here, a delegation of 500 clerks from the- various depart ments called at the Capitol today to express their Interest in the Lehl bach bill, which would abolish the personnel classification board and transfer Its powers to the Civil Serv ice Commission, and which was to have come up for consideration in the House today. Representative L<»hlbach met the delegation and informed its members that the measure probably would be brought up tomorrow. The delega tion, through its spokesman. Mrs. Margaret Hopkins Worrell, an at torney In the Interior Department, also expressed its approval of the Hudson bill, which "goes a step far ther" in dealing with the govern ment’s employes. “Original shell game” consisted of the manipulation of three thimbles and a "ban" made of tightly rolled paper called “the little Joker." SEIZED AT RACE TRACK. Alleged Confidence Man Arrested on Charge of Swindling. BALTIMORE, Md., May 2.—Sought by United States postal inspectors for several years as a member of a gang of confidence operators, James Henry Smith, sixty years old, was arrested yesterday at the Pimlico race track by local police and federal agents. He was held without bail for a hear* ing tomorrow. According to Detective Capt. Bums, Smith Is wanted by the federal authorities In Jacksonville, Fla., for his alleged part In a $25,000 bogus stock swindle. In which D. A. Slone of Hartselle, Ala,, was victimized. 19 WILSON FUND TRUSTEES. Norman H. Davis, Dr. William Scott and O. W. Norris Elected. NEW YORK, May 2.—Norman H. Davis, Dr. William Scott, professor of geology at Princeton University, and George W. Norris, formerly public safety commissioner of Philadelphia, were elected trustees of the Woodi*ow Wilson Foundation at the annual meeting yesterday. The election was held at the home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, first vice president of the foundation. Mr. Davis also was chosen president of the or ganization for the coming year. The Woodrow Wilson Foundation fund now totals $730,000, Mr. Roose velt said.